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Production Shift Lead in West Springfield, MA at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 8/4/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Production shift Lead
shift is 2:15pm-11:45pm (second shift)

The Production Team Leader is responsible for the daily supervision and coordination of all employees on their shift and overseeing operational systems and processes. Additional responsibilities include driving continuous improvement efforts related to safety, quality, production efficiencies and cost reduction. All responsibilities are to comply with GMP and SQF requirements.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership for production and production support groups.
  • Establish and communicate goals, coach, evaluate performance and develop people.
  • Implement and coordinate training.
  • Promote teamwork among team members and support groups through the use of good communication skills and modeling of leadership behavior.
  • Maintain a high-degree of visibility and accessibility to answer questions and assist with production, quality or personnel issues when needed.
  • Enforce company policies and procedures and administer discipline when appropriate.
  • Responsible for controlling/monitoring departmental costs.
  • Implement strategies and practices to achieve established yearly departmental goals.

Production Operation

  • Meet daily production schedules and customer requirements.
  • Provide machine and process problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Identify and implement cost savings ideas and waste reduction opportunities.
  • Review shift efficiencies (actual vs. standard) and interact with process engineering/support group to assure run to target goals are continuously met.
  • Plan and coordinate weekly staffing requirements (overtime, temporary associates, PTO coverage).
  • Prepare and submit daily reports.


  • Promote, audit and support quality systems.
  • Assure compliance with quality system documented procedures and work instructions for the department.  
  • Work with the Production Manager on corrective action investigations and resolution planning.
  • Provide training on Good Manufacturing Practices to shift team members and ensure compliance to those GMP’s and to the requirements of our SQF certification.


  • Enforce, promote, audit, develop and support safety systems and procedures (STOP program).
  • Understanding of OSHA requirements and practices.
  • Lead safety incident investigations and corrective actions.
  • Ensure the 5S programs are in place and functioning to promote a clean work environment.
  • Active participation in monthly safety meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • HS Diploma required with a minimum of five (5) years manufacturing leadership experience.